#VU67593 Improper validation of certificate with host mismatch


Published: 2022-09-22

Vulnerability identifier: #VU67593

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-33681

CWE-ID: CWE-297

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Apache Pulsar
Server applications / Conferencing, Collaboration and VoIP solutions

Vendor: Apache Foundation

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform MitM attack.

The vulnerability exists due to delayed TLS hostname verification in the Pulsar Java Client and the Pulsar Proxy. A remote attacker can perform MitM attack.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apache Pulsar: 2.8.0 - 2.8.3, 2.9.0 - 2.9.2, 2.7.0 - 2.7.4, 2.1.0 - 2.1.1, 2.0.0 - 2.0.1, 2.6.0 - 2.6.4, 2.5.0 - 2.5.2, 2.4.0 - 2.4.2, 2.3.0 - 2.3.2, 2.2.0 - 2.2.1


CPE

External links
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2022/q3/226


Q & A

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